Emotions Podcast Episodes
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Mindfulness meditation is the ultimate tool for being fully present in the moment without judgment or labeling. If you're struggling with anxiety, it may seem counterintuitive to focus on your internal, present-moment experiences. But the truth is, anxiety often arises from ruminating about the past or anticipating the future — it doesn’t actually occur in the present moment. Today, clinical psychologist and anxiety expert Dr. David Carbonell provides effective step-by-step instructions for a simple mindfulness meditation for anxiety. These instructions are from his popular audiobook, "Panic Attacks Workbook: A Guided Program for Beating the Panic Trick (Second Edition)".
Do you struggle with flight anxiety? Well, you’re not alone! But what if you could conquer that fear and finally enjoy air travel without the crippling anxiety? The audiobook, "Fear of Flying Workbook: Overcome Your Anticipatory Anxiety and Develop Skills for Flying with Confidence", written by anxiety expert Dr. David Carbonell, provides practical exercises and tools to help you overcome your fear and become a confident passenger. In this excerpt from his audiobook, Dr. Carbonell provides a simple exercise to help you overcome flight anxiety. It can help not only when you’re flying but in any situations that trigger anxiety.
Sometimes, finding the strength to accept things can feel impossible. But there are simple techniques from Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (or "ACT"), that can help you find peace and learn to practice acceptance, even in the midst of chaos. These tips are from the audiobook, "Things Might Go Terribly, Horribly Wrong: A Guide to a Life Liberated from Anxiety", by Dr. Kelly Wilson and Troy Drufrene. Discover the power of ACT and find peace in the midst of chaos.
It can be hard to shake off thoughts that make you feel scared or anxious, especially when you’re convinced that it's necessary for your well-being. The good news is that you can take control of your thoughts and break free from this cycle of negativity. We want to help you get started by sharing a powerful mindfulness exercise from the audiobook, ”Don’t Let Your Anxiety Run Your Life” , written by psychologist Dr. David Klemanski and Joshua Curtiss.
Dr. Julie de Azevedo Hanks, author of the popular audiobook ”The Assertiveness Guide for Women: How to Communicate Your Needs, Set Healthy Boundaries, and Transform Your Relationships”, offers great advice for how to practice self-compassion, a critical aspect of emotional well-being and resilience. she shares s a practical exercise for cultivating self-compassion, which will help you learn to act in comforting and kind ways toward yourself so that you can provide yourself with the self-soothing and self-nurturing that you need.
After a breakup, you might experience any or all of the five stages of grief. These stages can be scary and disorienting, but there is light at the end of the tunnel! By learning to understand the feelings associated with grief and how to be gentle with yourself as you move through them, you can create a positive environment for healing. In this episode, we’re sharing an inspiring excerpt from Dr. Christina Hibbert’s inspirational audiobook, ”Who Am I Without You? 52 Ways to Rebuild Self-Esteem After A Breakup.”
Often, people who have been abandoned or betrayed by those they trusted have trouble letting go of their pain. Today, Dr. Ronald Potter-Efron, anger management expert and author of the audiobook "Healing the Angry Brain," addresses this issue. He explains the “HEALS” method, a powerful technique that teaches you how to let go of resentment.
If you struggle with controlling your emotions and overreacting, it can be helpful to understand how the brain processes emotion. Today, Dr. Judith Siegel, author of the audiobook "Stop Overreacting", takes us through the most relevant aspects of brain chemistry and functioning, and demystifies the role of your mind in overreacting.
Worry convinces us there's danger, and then tricks us into getting into fight, flight, or freeze mode — even when there is no danger. In this interview, Dr. David Carbonell, clinical psychologist, anxiety expert and author of the best-selling audiobook "The Worry Trick: How Your Brain Tricks You into Expecting the Worst and What You Can Do About It" shares advice on how to stop worrying. He offers new ways to respond to chronic worry, rather than trying to eliminate it.
Panic attacks trick millions of people into fearing disaster and giving up so many of the activities they used to enjoy without fear. But you CAN regain freedom from panic attacks! Today we’re sharing an excerpt from the just released audiobook, "The Panic Attacks Workbook: A Guided Program for Beating the Panic Trick (Second Edition)." Written by clinical psychologist and anxiety expert Dr. David Carbonell, this audiobook will help you stop the vicious cycle that leads to panic attacks, and learn to master your anxiety.